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Juice WRLD’s posthumous album ‘Legends Never Die’ drops, leaving fans emotional

Juice WRLD’s posthumous album ‘Legends Never Die’ drops, leaving fans emotional

Late rapper Juice WRLD‘s hotly anticipated posthumous album “Legends Never Die” dropped Friday, prompting reports from fans that interest in the release caused his Spotify page to temporarily crash. The rising star died of an accidental drug overdose six days after his 21st birthday in December. But a collection of tracks he recorded before his…MORE

‘Palm Springs’ is like ‘Groundhog Day’ all over (and over) again

‘Palm Springs’ is like ‘Groundhog Day’ all over (and over) again

Andy Samberg becomes the latest “Saturday Night Live” alum to explore movie stardom with “Palm Springs,” a romantic comedy co-starring Cristin Milioti. If that career arc sounds familiar, so does most everything about this breezy “Groundhog Day”-esque premise, which casts Samberg as a guy repeating the same day over and over. Premiering on Hulu, after…MORE

What one of the few White ‘Hamilton’ cast members learned about race

What one of the few White ‘Hamilton’ cast members learned about race

Besides transforming Broadway and delivering maybe the most memorable history lesson ever, “Hamilton” also broke ground by being intentional about diversity in its casting. What creator Lin-Manuel Miranda pulled off in reimagining the Founding Fathers as men of color is a fabulous retort to the myth of a “pipeline problem.” What’s that like, though, for…MORE

‘The Crown’ will get a 6th season, Netflix confirms

‘The Crown’ will get a 6th season, Netflix confirms

“The Crown” series creator Peter Morgan had announced season 5 would be its last. Turns out, he had a change of heart. Netflix revealed Thursday that its hit series, which focuses on the British royal family, has been renewed for a sixth and final season. “As we started to discuss the story lines for Series…MORE

Tom Hanks goes to war (again) in the World War II drama ‘Greyhound’

Tom Hanks goes to war (again) in the World War II drama ‘Greyhound’

“Greyhound” is kind of an odd duck — another World War II tale courtesy of Tom Hanks, who wrote and produced the film through his company in addition to starring in it. Old-fashioned and relatively small in scale, it’s a sturdy if unspectacular depiction of the Battle of the Atlantic, streaming ashore via Apple TV+…MORE

Five arrested in connection with fatal shooting of rapper Pop Smoke, police say

Five arrested in connection with fatal shooting of rapper Pop Smoke, police say

Six days after Pop Smoke‘s posthumous album dropped, Los Angeles police announced Thursday that five people, two of them juveniles, had been arrested in connection with the rapper’s February slaying. The Los Angeles Police Department provided few additional details. “LAPD Detectives have arrested three adult males and two juvenile males related to the Feb 19th…MORE

Bob Marley’s ‘One Love’ reimagined in support of UNICEF’s Covid-19 efforts

Bob Marley’s ‘One Love’ reimagined in support of UNICEF’s Covid-19 efforts

Let’s get together and feel all right. According to a UNICEF press release, members of Bob Marley’s family will reimagine the late singer’s iconic anthem “One Love” to support UNICEF’s work “to reimagine a fairer, more just world for children whose lives have been upended by the COVID-19 pandemic.” “Over forty years ago, my father…MORE

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